Collection includes personal and professional correspondence (chiefly incoming), contracts, sketches, diaries, scrapbooks,
manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, and "written" conversations between Tilden, who was deaf, and others. Also
includes medals, other personal memora bilia. Principal correspondents are his daughter, Gladys Tilden, James D. Phelan &
Alexander Stirling Calder.
[Excerpted from Douglas Tilden: Portrait of a Deaf Sculptor by Mildred Albronda, (T. J. Publishers: Silver Spring, Maryland / 1980)]
Number of containers: 11 boxes, 4 cartons, 6 oversize volumes, 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 11.6
Copyright has been assigned to The Bancroft Library.
The collection is open for research.